Search for dissertations about: "commemoration."

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the word commemoration..

  1. 1. Beyond the Witness Holocaust Representations and the Testimony of Images

    Author : Rebecka Katz Thor; Cecilia Sjöholm; Stefan Jonsson; Gertrud Koch; Thomas Keenan; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Image; film; witness; Holocaust; Warsaw ghetto; Westerbork; Eichmann; Harun Farocki; Yael Hersonski; Eyal Sivan; archive; testimony; commemoration.; film; bild; vittne; vittnesmål; förintelsen; arkiv; Farocki; Hersonski; Sivan; Kritisk kulturteori; Critical and Cultural Theory; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In a time when the very last Holocaust witnesses will soon be gone, a possible route for commemoration is to ask what testimony images can give. This book seeks to answer the question of how images can bear witness by examining them as multifaceted entities produced, reproduced, and resituated in conflicting political and historical situations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Border-Crossing Commemorations : Entangled Histories of Swedish Settling in America

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Adam Hjorthén; Mats Hallenberg; Dag Blanck; Ulf Zander; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; commemoration; border-crossing; entanglement; New Sweden Tercentenary; Swedish Pioneer Centennial; settler colonialism; race; modernity; pioneering; migration; transnational; Sweden; the United States; Delaware; Pennsylvania; Swedish America; historia; History;

    Abstract : Different groups from both sides of the Atlantic have since the 1930s come together to commemorate histories of Swedish settling in America. They have celebrated the founding of the New Sweden colony in the Delaware Valley (1638–1655), and the mid-nineteenth-century arrival of Swedish pioneers in the Mississippi Valley. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reordering of Meaningful Worlds Memory of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in Post-Soviet Ukraine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Yuliya Yurchuk; David Gaunt; Barbara Törnquist-Plewa; Stefan Troebst; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ukraine; memory; Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists; OUN; Ukrainian Insurgent Army; UPA; Rivne; monuments; Volhynia; historical representations; reception of history; nationalism; nation-building; state-building; commemoration; narrative analysis; Klym Savur; Taras Bul ba-Borovet s; Hurby; Euromaidan; Orange Revolution; post-Soviet; post-colonial; reclamation; history-writing; difficult knowledge; remediation; premediation; myth; Second World War; Організація українських націоналістів; Українська Повстанська Армія; ОУН; УПА; пам ять; комеморація; пам ятник; Рівне; Волинь; рецепція історії; міф; Друга світова війна; minne; Organisationen för ukrainska nationalister; minneskulturen; myt; Ukrainska upprorsarmén; reception av monument; monument; problematisk kunskap; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian society faced a new reality. The new reality involved consolidation and transformation of collective identities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reordering of Meaningful Worlds Memory of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists and the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in Post-Soviet Ukraine

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of History, Stockholm University

    Author : Yuliya Yurchuk; David Gaunt; Barbara Törnquist-Plewa; Stefan Troebst; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ukraine; memory; Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists; Insurgent Army; monuments; reception of history; nationalism; nation-building; state-building; commemoration; narrative analysis; пам’ять; ОУН; УПА; комеморації; рецепція історії; пам’ятники; Рівне; Волинь; Клим Савур; Тарас Бульба-Боровець; minne; receptionshistoria; Ukraina; Organisationen för ukrainska nationalister; Ukrainska upprorsarmee; monument; historia; History;

    Abstract : After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian society faced a new reality. The new reality involved consolidation and transformation of collective identities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge and Acknowledgement : The Politics of Memory of the Armenian Genocide

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Vahagn Avedian; [2017-05-10]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Armenian Genocide; 1915; politics of memory; identity; collective narratives; memory; history; Law and justice; reconciliation; Recognition; reparation; Responsibility;

    Abstract : How come that the Armenian genocide, a century old issue, is still a highly topical question, academic as well as political, in our days? My dissertation intends to follow the development of the Armenian question since WWI, with focus on the past half century, starting on the 50th commemoration day on April 24, 1965. The aim is to understand how the question has evolved during these years, identify the driving factors and the participating actors in the process of politics of memory. READ MORE